Associate Account Director

POSTED: May 22, 2024

Who you are:

The Trade Desk is changing the way global brands and their agencies advertise to audiences around the world. How? With a media buying platform that helps brands deliver a more insightful and relevant ad experience for consumers – and sets a new standard for global reach, accuracy, and transparency. We are proud of the culture we have built. We value the unique experiences and perspectives that each person brings to The Trade Desk, and we are committed to fostering inclusive spaces where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work every day.

So, if you are talented, driven, creative, and eager to join a dynamic, globally-connected team, then we want to talk!

What you’ll do:

  • Focusing on driving growth across Southeast Asia Tier 1 Accounts.
  • Communicate the value of The Trade Desk media buying platform by walking through detailed demonstrations of the product
  • Understand competitive differentiators in fast-changing online advertising landscape
  • Being a trusted consultant to your clients across all the teams that touch those brands with the aim to accelerate the delivery of their objectives. You will do so by setting long term objectives and roadmaps accordingly
  • Work closely with the Trading team to rapidly on board new customers and grow existing advertiser patches, and with the Sales to identify ways to grow current accounts
  • Become an expert on the use and best practices on The Trade Desk platform and offer insights to clients on how to improve campaigns
  • Provide continual training to clients of all levels from traders to heads of departments as new features are added to The Trade Desk
  • Host meetings with people of influence on the account irrespective of the function and level
  • Work with Product Management to help define features and drive enhancements to The Trade Desk platform and any other auxiliary element where synergies can be created (insights, measurement, billing, marketing, innovation)
  • Help build the Client Services practice, by creating training materials, best practices, sales materials and customer facing guides

What you bring to the table:

  • 10+ years digital advertising experience and client facing experience required
  • Proven track record of growing accounts by forging a strong relationship with clients, understanding their objectives and recommending best strategies
  • Effective time management skills – ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Experience with driving projects requiring stakeholders from different disciplines to drive output at pace
  • Expertise in working with RTB, DSPs, ad exchanges, aggregators, ad servers, and other optimisation platforms is a plus
  • Experience in Excel and MS Office, including pivot tables, chart-making
  • Outstanding troubleshooting, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced start-up environment


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